Rural Resilience: Responding to the Theft in Todd County Amidst an Upsurge in Countryside Crime
In the serene landscape of Todd County, Minnesota, a recent burglary has pierced the calm of its rural community. On an otherwise tranquil Saturday, the Todd County Sheriff's Office was alerted to a theft in the Burtrum area – a theft that included an ATV and additional items, marking a significant loss for the property owners. This single incident is not just a local concern but a reflection of a disturbing increase in rural crime that is challenging the peace of small communities nationwide.
Two are injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday night near Alexandria
(Alexandria, MN)--Two people are injured in a crash near Alexandria on Tuesday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash took place on Highway 29/39th Ave NE in Alexandria Township. A Dodge Ram, driven by Lawrence Dailey, 63, of Alexandria, was traveling westbound on 39th Ave., while a Hyundai Sante Fe, driven by Jessica Cook, 34, of Carlos, was traveling northbound on Highway 29 when the two vehicles collided in the intersection.
Burglary reported in Todd County, officials ask for your help identifying suspect
(Todd County, MN)--The Todd County Sheriff's Office is investigating after an ATV was stolen. According to the report, on Saturday officials received a report of a burglary in the rural Burtrum area. An ATV was reportedly stolen along with some other items. Authorities are asking for help in identifying a person of interest in the case.
Kittens in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in wadena, MN?
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to wadena..
Public Notices Dec. 6, 2023
The Villard Township meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 12 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Eastwood Inn, Motley, MN. Mary Trantina-Koenig, Clerk. Villard Township. 49-50pnc. CITY OF STAPLES. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING. Notice is hereby given that the...
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Eagle Bend as of 2023-12-06. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.216, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Full schedules, results for 2023 girls prep hockey holiday tournaments
The holiday season is here, and naturally, the prep hockey focus begins to shift toward the holiday tournaments. On Thursday, Dec. 14, the 40th annual Patsy K. Odden Invitational begins at Taft, as well as the Edward G. Watkins Invitational at Cushing. The Odden tournament concludes on Friday, while the Watkins runs through Saturday.
Crash near Carlos injures Miltona man on Friday afternoon
(Carlos Township, MN)--A crash late last week in Douglas County has injured one person. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, the crash took place Friday afternoon on Highway 29 at Maple Lane in Carlos Township. A Ford F-150 pickup driven by Daniel Weinkauf, 43, of Miltona, was traveling southbound on Highway 29, while a Chevy Malibu, driven by Samuel Hinnenkamp, 20, of Eagle Bend, was also traveling southbound on Highway 29 when the two vehicles collided. Weinkauf reportedly suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Alomere Health.
A Community Mourns: Honoring the Life of Douglas 'Doug' A. Fish
The small town of Vining, and its neighbor Parkers Prairie, are united in grief as they announce the passing of a revered local figure, Douglas 'Doug' A. Fish, at the age of 80, on November 29th. A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for December 6th at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Battle Lake, allowing friends and family to bid farewell at the church cemetery. Visitation will be held an hour before the service, providing a space for the community to come together in their loss.
Douglas County Sheriff's Office Welcomes New K-9 Team
Meet the newest K-9 team in Douglas County! Deputy Justin McIntosh and K-9 Kip, a year and a half old pup, have just graduated from training. Ready for patrol, they'll assist in arrests, drug detection, and evidence search. Donated by a nonprofit, Kip is the department's third K-9.
Lady Rockets Defeat NYM, Previews For Rocket and Ladys BB Season
Rockets BBB – The Underwood boys’ basketball team finished last season with an 11-16 overall record and a 7-9 mark in the Little Eight Conference. They lost Cole Peterson and Jayden Harig to graduation, but third-year head coach Kellen Shebeck has a number of letter winners with extensive varsity experience returning for the 2023-2024 season.
Local Lakes' Ice Depth Varies: Caution Advised for Douglas County Residents
Recent weather in the Alexandria area has been conducive to ice formation. The first ice sheet has solidified on local lakes, although parts of Lake Miltona, Le Homme Dieu, Ida, Osakis, and Victoria remain uncovered. The channels between this chain of lakes are also open. Ice depths vary across the 350+ lakes in Douglas County, suggesting caution for lake-goers.
Dense Fog Advisory issued December 04 at 1:28AM CST until December 04 at 10:00AM CST by NWS
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING... * WHAT...Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog. * WHERE...McLeod, Meeker, Sibley, Stearns, Todd, Blue Earth, Faribault, and Nicollet Counties. * WHEN...Until 10 AM CST this morning. * IMPACTS...Low visibility could make driving conditions hazardous.
Rollover Crash Near Motley Injures Driver
MOTLEY (WJON News) - A rollover crash near Motley Wednesday resulted in minor injuries for the driver. The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office was called to a rollover crash on Dove Road, north of 340th Street, about six miles southeast of Motley in Scandia Township, shortly before 11:00 Wednesday morning.
Wait A Minute! Is There Another Moose On The Loose In MN?
One Minnesota moose has taken the nation by storm, but there might be another moose about to make headlines. It seems that there could be another moose on it's way up North from Iowa. Sound familiar? Here's everything we know about this possibly new mystery loose moose. The online social...
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- To her family, friends and teammates, Ashley Robben is kind-hearted. She is caring, but remains a fierce competitor in distance races for MSU Moorhead cross country and track & field. Her competitive spirit has no doubt proven fruitful for the Staples, Minn., native. Robben was a state...
The Architectural Majesty and Communal Spirit of Christ the King Catholic Church in Browerville
In the quaint town of Browerville, Minnesota, the Christ the King Catholic Church, originally known as St. Joseph's Church, stands as a beacon of historical and architectural grandeur. Constructed between 1908 and 1909, this Baroque Revival masterpiece was the brainchild of Polish immigrant architect Victor Cordella. The church's striking 70-foot tower, complete with an onion dome and polished eagle emblem, speaks of the cultural identity and aspirations of its Polish and German founders.
The Douglas County Commissioners held their Truth and Taxation meeting last week
(Alexandria, MN)--The Douglas County Board of Commissioners held their Truth and Taxation meeting on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023. Tom Chorley files this report. The County Truth and Taxation meeting was held Thursday, November 30th at 6 p.m. The Levy and Budget figures were set for 20-24. Proposed revenue sources and...
‘The Prom’ withdrawal hits the Staples’ Player community: What happens to Players when the show ends?
The successful Staples Players’ production, “The Prom”, officially came to an end on Nov.18 after running for two consecutive weekends. With a show that took months of rehearsal including many late nights at school, what is it like for the Players knowing that all that hard work they put into that show is now over and that they will never perform that show with the same group of people again?
5 Incredible Christmas Markets Only in Oregon
Are you looking for the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit? If you live in Oregon, you have plenty of one-of-a-kind Christmas markets to choose from. Find handmade gifts created with love by local artisans and keep warm with your favorite holiday snacks. Stop by these incredible Christmas markets only in Oregon to […]